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The Ruston Daily Leader won 28 awards in the Louisiana Press Association’s Better Newspaper Editorial Competition and Better Newspaper Advertising Competition for 2015. The honors include first-place awards in several news, sports, layout and advertising categories. “The staff of the Ruston Daily Leader strives daily to produce a quality hometown newspaper for the good people of Ruston and Lincoln Parish. These awards are well deserved and a good indication of our continued service to this community,” Daily Leader Publisher Rick Hohlt said. The Daily Leader competed against similar sized...

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08/20/2013
For the City of Ruston, there is someone who deals with consumer affairs, and connects customers to the appropriate department where they can assess and deal with those issues in a timely manner....
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08/20/2013
A Dubach man was arrested early this morning after an altercation landed another man in the hospital. According to the arrest affidavit, the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at...
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08/20/2013
With the Ruston Parks and Recreation fall softball league nearing it’s start, the last day to sign up a new team will be Wednesday. The fee is $280. There are three leagues: Men’s E Class, Coed and...
08/19/2013
A combination of skyrocketing retirement costs and flat sales tax collections has caused the City of Ruston to tighten its financial belt for the coming fiscal year, but officials say the city is in...
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08/19/2013
Grambling State University’s Dunbar Hall will play host to Chicano-artist Richard Lou through Sept. 19, and will conclude with a lecture on that day. Lou is a professor and chair of the Department of...
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08/19/2013
Construction is underway on Ruston’s first Zaxby’s restaurant, a Southeast favorite for chicken fingers and wings. Licensees Ray Anding and Randall McDonald plan to open the new quick-casual...
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08/19/2013
08/19/2013
RUSTON (AP) — Louisiana Tech’s College of Engineering and Science has received an anonymous pledge of $500,000 in support of the Campaign for a New Integrated Engineering and Science Building,...
08/17/2013
Improvements to a sanitary sewer lift station that serves a large portion of southeast Ruston will begin within the next 30 to 60 days. The city’s Board of Aldermen on Monday accepted San-Tech of...
08/17/2013
Drunk driving continues to exact an epidemic toll on this nation and our region. Every year nearly one-third of all motor vehicle traffic deaths involve drunk drivers or motorcycle operators. In 2011...